River Forest residents borrowed exactly 233,356 items from the River Forest Public Library this year. What burning items singed their library cards? Read below for the top 10 most checked out books and DVDs for 2017:


1.Diary of a Wimpy Kid, by Jeff Kinney

2.A Man called Ove, by Frederik Backman

3.Camino Island, by John Grisham

4.The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead

5.The Whistler, by John Grisham

6.Hillbilly Elegy: A memoir of a family and culture in crisis, by J.D. Vance

7.The Nightingale, by Kristin Hannah

8.Roller Girl, by Victoria Jamieson

9.Naruto, a Japanese manga novel

10.Pawsome puppy adventures!


1.Game of Thrones

2.Doc Martin

3.Manchester by the Sea

4)Hidden Figures


6.The Girl on the Train


8.La La Land

9.Midsomer Murders


Nona Tepper

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